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Analysis and comments on If your Nerve, deny you by Emily Dickinson

Comment 3 of 3, added on July 6th, 2010 at 10:30 AM.

Do not worry. Death is a solid relief.

frumpo from United States
Comment 2 of 3, added on March 6th, 2006 at 5:32 PM.

Shant you'll have more to tally than to cry upon a nigh. Let be know a time
has arised where heart is the only savior. It is passion that will one day
ruler, let us hope.

Niko from Belize
Comment 1 of 3, added on December 5th, 2004 at 11:54 AM.

With a little help from the dictionary for "poltroon" (a cowardly person),
the poem takes flight. Emily's advice is to lean into the grave and open
one's throat. If we are lucky, we may have someone (like ED) we can take a
breath with when we lose our nerve.

Alex Barends from United States

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Poet: Emily Dickinson
Poem: 292. If your Nerve, deny you
Volume: Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson
Year: 1955
Added: Jan 9 2004
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